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HandFF Radio Tips for a post-holiday debt diet

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WASHINGTON (1/4/08)--This Sunday’s H&FF Radio show is chock-full of money advice as experts answer questions about how to get rid of a credit card hangover, best handle an adjustment to your adjustable rate mortgage (ARM), and distinguish between credit myth and credit reality. Home & Family Finance airs Sundays at 3 p.m. EST on the Radio America Network. The one-hour program devoted to consumer finance issues is brought to you by America's credit unions and their 90 million members, and is presented by CO-OP Network. Sunday’s show, which you also can hear later via the Internet, features Paul Berry, Washington, D.C., journalist and broadcaster, discussing these topics with special guests:
* “Five-Step Debt Diet: Trim Your Post-Holiday Credit Card Flab,” with Brad Stroh, founder and co-CEO, Freedom Financial Network LLC, San Mateo, Calif.; * “Your Money and Your Brain: How the New Science of Neuroeconomics Can Help Make You Rich,” with Jason Zweig, senior writer for Money magazine; * “What to Do When You’re Facing an Adjustment to Your ARM,” with Frank Nothaft, chief economist, Freddie Mac, McLean, Va.; * “Credit Myths” with Rick Harper, vice president/director of housing, Consumer Credit Counseling Service, San Francisco, Calif.; and * Listener E-mail Questions.
Home & Family Finance is a resource center for personal finance information at the Credit Union National Association (CUNA). The radio show is sponsored by CO-OP Network, the national credit union ATM network; Cabot Creamery Cooperative, makers of cheddar cheese; and Visa. For more information, read “Credit Savvy Is Key to Avoiding Costly Missteps” in Home & Family Finance Resource Center.